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  • Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

    JERUSALEM (AP) — An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock following the war between Hamas and Israel. Most of the new building...

  • Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains

    STAROBESHEVE, Ukraine (AP) — As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter. "Why didn't you say before that you were alive? Why so quiet?" the rebel taunted. Moments later, the Ukrainian...

  • Gulf meeting ends without clear end to Qatar spat

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A meeting of Gulf foreign ministers ended on Saturday without a clear way out of a monthslong diplomatic spat with Qatar, although some envoys signaled that progress had been made. Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, withdrew their...

  • Somali troops oust militants from southern town

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali government troops fighting alongside African Union troops ousted Islamic militants from a southern town they have been controlling, an official said Saturday. Abdiqadir Mohamed Nor, the governor of Somalia's Lower Shabelle region where the fighting is taking...

  • NYC union: Cops not to blame for drugged-out death

    NEW YORK (AP) — The head of a New York City police union says officers shouldn't be held responsible for the death of a drugged-out man in custody. Patrolmen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch says drugs place the user's life in jeopardy — not police. His statement comes after...

  • Judge rules jail lease contract unconstitutional

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A judge has ruled that an agreement between Kootenai County and Rocky Mountain Corrections is unconstitutional, stalling plans for the county to lease a private jail to relieve prisoner overcrowding. Under the lease agreement, Rocky Mountain Corrections would build a...

  • 2 hurt in separate mishaps on Va.'s Eastern Shore

    CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Two people have been injured in separate incidents during the start of the holiday weekend on Virginia's Eastern Shore. The Eastern Shore News (http://delmarvane.ws/1pdlHW8 ) reports the injuries occurred Friday afternoon at Assateague Island National Seashore....

  • GOP challenger tries novel tactics against Brown

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republicans finally have the kind of gubernatorial candidate they need to be competitive in overwhelmingly Democratic California — a young, second-generation social moderate who has financial expertise and is comfortable on social media. Getting voters to pay attention...

  • Fort Hood victims say shooter's letter is 'salt in our wounds'

    A coalition of 160 victims and family members of Hasan's rampage at Fort Hood have been fighting the Obama administration for nearly five years to label the shooting an act of terrorism.

  • Pakistani protesters head toward premier's house

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police are firing tear gas at thousands of protesters led by a cricket-legend-turned politician and an anti-government cleric as they march toward the prime minister's home in the capital. Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri called for the demonstration to move to the house...

  • Plant with 200 workers closing in Chatham County

    MONCURE, N.C. (AP) — A plant that makes industrial fibers is closing in Chatham County, leaving at least 140 people without a job. Local media outlets report that Performance Fiber filed paperwork saying it would have mass layoffs as it closes its plant in Moncure by Oct. 27. The company says...

  • 5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

    NEW YORK (AP) — The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay's sequel-reboot hybrid "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the lone movie to even approach $1 billion globally....

  • In Virginia, US Senate race unusually low key

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As a swing state that holds off-year elections, Virginia is used to marquee campaigns: National groups poured millions of dollars into last year's heated matchup for governor between Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli, and presidential candidates give the state their full...

  • Texas gov candidates agree to 2 debates

    After a bit of a kerfuffle, Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis have agreed to terms for a statewide televised debate.

  • Common Core supporters hit back at Bobby Jindal for lawsuit

    Collaborative for Student Success published a memo Friday criticizing the Lousiana governor's position on the education standards as motivated by a desire to win the GOP presidential nomination.



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